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FDA regulations smell fishy

FDA regulations smell fishy

The FDA regulates most everything we ingest with the intent of keeping us safe, so why does it overlook the vitamins and dietary supplements so many of us use on a daily basis?

Letter to the Editor

After reading the Nov. 6 edition of the Campus Times, a few members of our student body became extremely concerned about a certain opinion piece entitled, “Diversity leading to destruction.”

Don't believe what you hear about H1N1

Don't believe what you hear about H1N1

I was shocked to hear that Consumer Reports found two out of three parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children against the H1N1 virus.

Diversity leading to destruction

Diversity leading to destruction

Last Friday, President Obama lifted a 22-year-old ban that barred persons with the HIV/AIDS virus from traveling to the United States. Since 1981, more than 25 million people have died of HIV/AIDS.

H1N1 vaccines still available at ULV

The Student Health Center at the University of La Verne is offering the H1N1 influenza virus vaccine to students for free, while supplies last.

A month to remember

A month to remember

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In the United States today more than five million people live with the incurable disease. By 2050 this number is expected to climb to 14 million Americans.

Unearthing a natural beauty

Unearthing a natural beauty

Paying top dollar on organic products such as organic beauty products and clothing has become a thing of the past. Many companies and stores have come out with affordable organic products that are natural and healthy for you and the environment.

Paranoia begins affecting health

Paranoia begins affecting health

The paranoia going around this flu season may seem to be higher than most other flu seasons. But for me there has always been a fear of getting a cold or flu.

Skinny jeans, skinnier wallets

Skinny jeans, skinnier wallets

A junk food tax has caused some uproar and disappointment. Many people who enjoy their high-sweetened sodas, potato chips and other preservative packed foods think it is unfair to impose such a tax, especially since we are taxed enough as it is.

America's fat can't be solved by a tax

The growing obesity rate in the United States is a big fat problem for everybody. Obesity has increased every family’s health care costs by an average of $1,250, according to New York Times writer David Leonhardt who used statistics from the Center for Disease Control. The unhealthy lifestyles these people lead, which has risen 37 percent between 1998 and 2006, affects not only their own well-being, but it adversely affects our economy, our health care system and our environment. So what should be done to try and reduce the availability of our unhealthy American diet?

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